City begins Agoura Road improvement

Reagan Library tapped for debate

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation has joined with CNN to host its GOP presidential candidate debate on Sept. 16 at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley. Details regarding the debate will be released in the coming months. This is the second time that the Reagan Foundation has partnered with CNN for a presidential debate. The first was held at the […]

A book in the hand is worth two on the shelf

High School Hi Lights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 23: Final exams End of first semester Sat., Jan. 24: Spirit competition Tues., Jan. 27: International Baccalaureate information night/ performing arts education center/ 6 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 23: End of first semester Finals-half day schedule ComedySportz/performing arts education center/6 p.m. Sat., Jan. 24: SAT/8 a.m. Saturday school/8:30 a.m. Mon., Jan. 26: New student luncheon/ […]

Latest scoop on the poop

Happy New Year to my wonderful Oak Park neighbors and to their lovely dogs, but would you please pick up after your pups? There is dog poop everywhere: on our lawns, on the open space trails and slopes and even on the pavements. I know some of you think your dog’s poop is fertilizer. If that were the case, our […]

Take tour of water facilities

Not usually open to the public

The Las Virgenes–Triunfo Joint Powers Authority will conduct a free tour of its water recycling, wastewater treatment, composting and solar-power facilities from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Feb. 7. A bus trip will take guests to facilities not normally open to the public: the Tapia Water Reclamation Facility, the Rancho Las Virgenes Composting Facility and a six-acre solar power […]

Journal-writing workshop in WLV

Leslie Levy, certified Journal to the Self instructor, and Nathan Ohren, also a certified JTTS instructor and founder of Write4Life, are co-facilitating a journal-writing workshop called Journal to the Self. Write4Life is a web resource for living with passion, clarity and purpose through journal writing. The workshop is presented in weekly, two-hour sessions in a private area of the Stonehaus, […]

It’s a hawk on a cold tin roof

It’s a handy turn of events to have outgrown my childhood penchant towards queasiness at sight of icky things, because my backyard’s resident red-tailed hawk has really been pushing the gruesome envelope lately. The hawk has long been a regular on the limbs of the big coast live oak that lords over my property in rural Agoura. An ivysmothered slope […]

CLU music faculty on stage

Two California Lutheran University faculty members will present a recital, “Borrowed Gems,” at 7:30 p.m. Fri., Jan. 23 in Samuelson Chapel, 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus. Michael Hart will perform works that were originally intended for other instruments on the tuba and euphonium. Eric Kinsley will play piano. The program includes Antonio Capuzzi’s “Concerto for Double Bass,” […]